Interactive Teaming

Interactive Teaming : Enhancing Programs for Students with Special Needs

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For courses in collaboration and consultation.This text effectively describes an interactive teaming model that focuses on consultation and collaboration to improve the services offered to students with special needs. The model incorporates essential elements of total quality efforts, adult learning theories, and recognizing the importance of sensitivity to cultural differences. The authors clearly explain the underlying theories and legal requirements of such service delivery systems and offer practical examples to bridge theory and practice. Readers are introduced to an overview of past and present programs, the facilitating factors necessary to make a teaming model work, and the implementation of interactive teaming in four contexts-culturally/linguistically diverse students, infants/preschoolers, students with mild disabilities, and students with severe more

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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 193.5 x 235 x 25.4mm | 752.98g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130192368
  • 9780130192363

Table of contents

PART I. CONTEXT AND FOUNDATIONS. 1. Framework and Rationale for Interactive Teaming. 2. Historical Foundations of Consultation, Collaboration, and Teaming. 3. Dimensions of the Interactive Team. PART II. FACILITATING FACTORS. 4. Understanding Roles and Perspectives of Team Members. 5. Enhancing Communication Skills. 6. Developing Service Coordination Skills. 7. Empowering Team Members Through Professional Development. 8. Enabling and Supporting Families. PART III. IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERACTIVE TEAMING. 9. Implementation with Students from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds. 10. Implementation with Infants and Preschoolers with Disabilities. 11. Implementation for Students with Mild Disabilities. 12. Implementation for Students with Severe Disabilities. 13. Summary and Application of the Model in the Future. more